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inside when it caught fire. the cabin was surrounded. >> there is no indication he escaped? >> we believe he is still inside the cabin, yes. >> reporter: police picked up dorner's trail tuesday after someone reported being carjacked. >> christopher dorner jumped out in front of my truck and stopped me at gunpoint. he said i don't want to hurt you. just get out and start walking up the road and take your dog with you. >> reporter: police followed the suspect to a nearby cabin and that's when the person inside opened fire. cbs reporter carter evans captured the gunfire on his cell phone camera. two police officers were hurt. one is dead, one is wounded. officials focused their search in the big bear area after police found his truck burning in the woods here last week. police went door to door searching cabins for the suspect but cbs news learned dorner didn't get very far from where his truck was found. >> the cabin he was hiding out in, and we don't know for how long, it could have been
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sometime, was actually across the street from the police command post where they had been running the operation from. >> reporter: dorner is believed to have killed four people since february 3. he posted a manifesto on facebook where he claimed he was seeking revenge for being fired from the lapd. until the remains are positively identified, lapd is going to keep their protective details in place. they are going to be guarding the 50 officers and their families who are on the manifesto list as possible targets for christopher dorner. reporting live south of big bear, edward lawrence. now back to you. >> how long do you think it will take to identify the body at the removed last night? >> reporter: frank, it could be two days or it could be two weeks i'm told other several weeks. it depends on what kind of tests need to be done. they could use the dental test which would take -- it would be
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a little quicker. if a dna test is needed then it will take several more weeks. >> what's amazing is that the cabin is not far from where police stapled their command post. -- from where police staged their command post. >> reporter: actually, the cabin where they believe he was hiding was not far from the command post. this is the cabin down the hill here that he just ran into because he was being chased by the officers. but yes, they believe that he was within sight. if you open a window in the cabin they believe he was staying in you can see the command post. so, yeah he didn't go very far from where his car was left burning on thursday. >> edward lawrence live in san bernardino county, thank you. 5:04 now. governor brown plans to go to riverside this morning for the funeral of one of dorner's suspected victims. 34-year-old riverside police officer michael crane was
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killed last thursday morning. another officer was wounded. crain was an 11 year veteran of the riverside police department. a suspect opened fire on police officers injuring one. kpix 5's anne makovec is in pittsburg this morning with what started the shootout. anne. reporter: that pittsburg police officer is going to be okay. that is the good news this morning. one suspect is in custody. you can see an extensive crime scene blocked off here behind me in pittsburg. this is around the area of 12th and maple. now, the man whom police say shot the officer was then shot by police. he's in the hospital in stable condition under arrest. a 30-year-old from oakley with a criminal helps of weapons violations. two pittsburg officers tried to talk to him around 11:0 last night on maple and 12th. he started running away and
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then officers say he started shooting at them and the officer was hit. >> very tragic situation. a lot of emotions. we are glad he is okay and has been treated and released from the hospital. >> reporter: police took several other people into custody for questioning. they say, though, that these people are not yet being charged with anything. this investigation is ongoing. they say they're not looking for other suspects this morning. this is also being investigated at the same time by the contra costa county district attorney's office since there was an officer-involved shooting. that's what we have right now live in pittsburg, anne makovec, kpix 5. a shooting victim in santa cruz has helped police come up with a sketch of the suspect. a 21-year-old uc-santa cruz student was waiting for a bus monday night when she was attacked from behind near natural bridges state park. at first she thought she had
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been hit with a gun but doctors did find a bullet lodged in her head. she is expected to survive. that's the sketch. an arraignment this afternoon for the suspect accused of killing a 13-year- old suisun city girl. officers arresting anthony lamar jones last week. he is suspected of killing genelle conway allen whose body was found in fairfield in allan witt park. they had jones under 24-hour surveillance after the murder, according to police. the fight against prop 8 ban on same-sex marriage gets support from the city of san jose. >> the city council has voted to join san francisco in arguing against proposition 8 when the united states supreme court hears arguments next month. a san jose vote was 9-1 with mayor reed casting the only no vote. let's check weather. i hear raindrop or raindrops perhaps? >> maybe two if we're lucky but right now it's all about the sunshine. we have patchy fog outside right now but it looks like as we head throughout the day that's going to clear out and a
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lot of sunshine and warmer temperatures coming your way. still chilly to begin with in the valleys. boy, hovering just above freezing and some patchy fog into the santa rosa area. 34 in napa, 36 in livermore and 46 degrees in san francisco. high pressure though strengthening today. seeing a weak offshore wind that's breaking downright at the coastline. that means we are going to see a lot of nice temperatures by the afternoon. probably headed above the average. usually those numbers in the upper 50s to about the low 60s. this afternoon, running about 5 degrees above the average in santa rosa at 65. about 64 degrees in san jose and 61 in san francisco. and only going up from here. we'll talk about that coming up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> our biggest traffic story now is this accident in sunol southbound 680 a traffic alert in effect only a couple of lanes open right now as you make your way southbound past calaveras road. this is an injury crash we're watching. unusual slowing in the area. another problem coming out of san francisco now southbound 101 approaching cesar chavez. apparently there are a lot of
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flashing lights out of san francisco right now. chp is on scene. likely injuries with this, as well. only one lane blocked, no major slowing but, of course, that could change. heads up 280 might be the better option in the meantime. elsewhere, in the south bay the ramp is closed in cupertino northbound 280 approaching northbound highway 85. caltrans says until 6:00 this morning. that's traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you, liz. at 5:08 now, president obama begins his post-state of the union mini tour as he brings his message to north carolina. he will be promoting plans he laid out last night in his state of the union address and as susan mcginnis reports, the key issues are the economy and gun control. reporter: president obama used the first state of the union address of his second term to send a message to laws, get to work. >> the american people don't expect government to solve every problem. but they do expect us to put the nation's interests before parties. >> reporter: the hour long
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speeched focused mainly on domestic and economic issues and on the need for a divided congress to compromise. he said, political brinksmanship, threats of government shutdown and unilateral spending cuts hurt the country. >> let's agree right here right now to keep the people's government open and pay our bills on time and always uphold the full faith and credit of the united states of america. >> reporter: the president drew strong applause when he announced that 34,000 troops would be home from afghanistan by this time next year half the u.s. force there. he also got a standing ovation when he talked about gun laws. the president said bills on background checks and large magazines are being discussed and that lawmakers owe it to victims of gun violence to bring them to the floor. >> they deserve a vote. gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. >> reporter: in the republican response florida senator marco rubio said the president's economic plans would hurt the middle class. >> mr. president i don't oppose your plans because i want to
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protect the rich. i oppose your plans because i want to protect my neighbors. >> reporter: president obama will make his case to the american people with rallies later this week in georgia and illinois. susan mcginnis, cbs news, capitol hill. >> there was somewhat of a awkward moment during the official republican response when florida senator marco rubio suddenly stopped sweeting for a drink of water. it normally wouldn't be awkward. it wasn't easy to reach. he picked it up and took a sip. he made light of it posting a photo of the water bottle on twitter. >> he was thirsty. >> he was. >> it happens. >> got those eyes on the prompter. 5:11. closing crestmoor why san bruno may finally lose one of its americanss. >> today is pope benedict's last ash wednesday mass before he steps down at the end of the month. why his move is uncharted territory for the vatican and the questions leaders will need
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to answer for catholics. >> okay, cate. a stranded cruise ship finally on the move from sleeping on deck to fighting for food. the filthy conditions passengers are now enduring.
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akes effect at the end of this month.. here's a live look at
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the vatican. k-p-i-x five's cate cauguiran is at st. mary's catherdral in san fran oday's welcome back. pope benedict's historic resignation takes effect at the end of the month. this is vatican city. a lot of people are gathering outside st. peter's basilica. kpix 5's cate caugiran is at st. mary's cathedral in san francisco with more on today's mass. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's benedict's last ash wednesday mass as pope. it's the beginning of the solemn lengthen season for catholics today. as parishioners here at st. mary's cathedral show up for mass, there are sill a lot of un-- still a lot of unanswered questions in the vatican. >> in this lenten season christ once again knocks at our door and invites us to open our minds and hearts to his love and to his truth. >> reporter: earlier today, the pope made his first appearance since announcing his resignation on monday. he was met with a standing ovation from parishioners at a vatican city audience hall. we are learning that once he retires, he will move to a summer home in rome. meanwhile, the vatican is
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tasked with finding a successor. and cardinals are navigating uncharted territory. benedict is the first pope to step down in nearly 600 years so there are unanswered questions. how will he be addressed after he retires? what happens to his papal ring? typically it's destroyed when a pope dies. but the one thing the vatican did make clear is that benedict will not have a role in picking his successor. reporting live from san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. and there you go. the crowds may have been smaller this year but the party is still stretching for blocks and lasted well into the early morning on bourbon street of course. even the gloomy forecast and occasional showers could not keep party-goers away in the big easy. police following tradition. police cleared the streets at midnight. as soon as they were gone, the party was back on. >> you going through bead
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withdrawal. a little bit. but hey. mardi gras. i know. liz, it's all yours. what's going on in traffic? >> we have had a busy morning. we have traffic alerts across the bay area. a lot of overnight roadwork so we'll start off of course with these traffic alerts. if you are coming out of san francisco, southbound 101 approaching cesar chavez, we have what sounds like a possible injury crash. it's right there on that off- ramp approaching cesar chavez. one lane is blocked. they issued a traffic alert because it's already backing up and they expect lanes to be blocked for another half hour. this is another one we're watching in sunol, southbound 680 approaching calaveras road. several lanes blocked. use an alternate until they clear it. downtown san jose crash 33rd and saint james street. various lanes blocked. a car crashed into a power
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pole. there are no major outages. only one customer may be affected by the crash. streets may be blocked around downtown. live look outside the golden gate bridge, flowing nicely towards doyle drive into san francisco. the marin county commute is off to a great start. we will check the main lines of the freeway. silicon valley westbound 237, no delay. out of milpitas toward sunnyvale. that's "timesaver traffic." for more on your forecast, here's lawrence. >> if you like sunshine you will like the next couple of days. warmer weather is on the way. outside now we are starting out with some chilly temperatures in spots in the valleys. some 30s there and also a couple of patches of fog in the north bay valley as well as and out at the coast. by the afternoon lots of sunshine temperatures above average this afternoon in the mid-60s in spots inland, 60s inside the bay and sunny skies, hazy sun at the coastline temperatures in the upper 50s. this ridge of high pressure will continue to strengthen. in fact, going to give us a little weak offshore wind.
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it's breaking down at the coastline for today but i think the next couple of days we'll see warmer temperatures and those numbers headed up near 60s, maybe some low 70s around the bay area. so some spectacular weather coming our way as we head in toward valentine's day. the temperatures are running in the 60s in the central valley, 49 degrees in lake tahoe and sunny there. 53 degrees in yosemite and 61 degrees into monterey bay. and yes, indeed, we'll see sunshine in the south bay today, 65 in morgan hill, 64 in san jose, and about 62 in san mateo. 50s at the coast. mid-60s in many spots of the east bay. and as you head inside the bay, hazy sunshine and temperatures up in the 50s and 60s. looking like a beautiful day ahead. even getting better on thursday and friday. some temperatures could eclipse about 70 degrees or so toward saturday. looking very nice throughout the weekend but hey! we have been able to put a couple of raindrops in the forecast. that's not until 7 days out in the forecast so the confidence is not running extremely high right now. it's the most exciting thing i could fine in the forecast. >> i know. >> loves the rain. >> i could find rain somewhere down here.
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>> i got to find it somewhere. it's winter! >> it's winter. i know. thank you. a san bruno school leaders are set to review a new recommendation to close down an elementary school. at tonight's board meeting the superintendent is expected to propose closing crestmoor elementary to save money this after voters rejected a parcel tax measure in november. the board agreed to keep crestmoor open last spring when parents protested another plan to shut it down. a pornography executive in san francisco is facing cocaine possession charges. police went to the studio this month to check on reports of shots being fired. they found no guns. but they say studio ceo peter ak worth had cocaine in his pock. he is out on bail going back to court february 27. riding bart is about to get more expensive. officials unveiled a proposal to raise fares 5.2% next year. the average fare what go up 18
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cents to $3.62. daily parking fees will also go up by 50 cents every six months at stations that are regularly full. 5:20. bay area homecoming. were the warriors able to stop jeremy lin and the rockets? >> plus it's the super bowl for dog lovers. which pooch came out best in show at westminster.
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good morning. we have a severe traffic alert in effect. if you are traveling through sunol now, various lanes blocked and we're hearing of good sized backups southbound 680 approaching calaveras. another injury crash in san francisco. "timesaver traffic" is next. thank you. passengers on board a stranded cruise ship in the gulf of mexico are making the long smelly journey home. a fire sunday disabled a carnival triumph's engine knocking out many of the cabin toilets, hot water and air- conditioning. while crews are doing what they can, passengers are waiting hours for food using plastic bags for toilets and sleeping outside on mattresses and deck
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chairs. >> raw sewage, pretty bad. walking in the hallways you have to cover your face, we don't have any masks for breathing. it's disgusting. >> they are being towed by two tugboats at 7 miles per hour and will be in mobile, alabama tomorrow. the golden state warriors are ready for the all-star break. >> i feel bad for these guys, too. they have lost five in a row including one at home last night in a game they could have won and should have won. jacques pumped in 22 points with a 1st quarter lead that didn't hold up. jeremy lin had 10 assists and one on a three here to james hardin. 116-107 houston. something is wrong with the sharks, as well. san jose took a scoreless tie in overtime again in nashville last night. colin wilson slipped the puck behind the sharks goalie. the sharks fell 1-0, sixth
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straight loss after winning the first 7. the next big thing for the talk show circuit is this small dog with a face like a monkey. but you love him. it's banana joe. he won best in show at the westminster dog show. he is the first affenpinscher to win the title beating 2700 competitors. this will be his last dog show. his owner says banana joe will retire after his post victory lap at the age of 5. he is going to hang out in the united states a while and head back to the netherlands where he will be greeted as a rock star. >> you don't think he is just a little bit cute? >> he has a nice little gait. i wouldn't -- >> cute. 5:26. barry bonds takes a swing at an appeal. how the former giants slugger is trying to clear his name in court. >> a fugitive ex-cop's reign of terror may be over. the exclusive video from a cbs reporter caught in the middle of a firefight. >> a police officer was shot overnight as was the suspect.
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we have the latest live from an active extensive crime scene in the east bay next.
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[ telephone rings ] good evening this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald a hail of bullets and a cabin in flames. a massive southern california manhunt comes to a dramatic end. >> i hear some screaming. >> and a cbs reporter finds himself right in the middle of the fugitive ex-cop's final stand. >> moments ago we were caught in the middle of this gunfire between christopher dorner and authorities. >> what we do know is that the cabin is still smoldering, still hot, and it is presumed that the body of dorner is inside. >> the president of the united states! >> the president calls on congress to pass his plans for jobs and gun control.
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>> gabrielle giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. >> it all started with a 911 call about a man walking around with a skull. >> the man leads police to a mystery woman's remains in brisbane. >> he was going everywhere all over the place. you know, just like oh, i got a skull right here, isn't that cool? >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." captions by: caption colorado good morning, everyone. it's wednesday, february 13. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:31 on this wednesday now. breaking news from southern california where the manhunt for a former cop appears to be over knew. fugitive christopher dorner is believed to have died after another shootout with police officers. forensic testing will determine if the remains found in a burned-out cabin are those of dorner. cabin caught fire after he was surrounded by officers yesterday afternoon. >> and this all happened in the angeles oaks area of san
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bernardino county. that's just south of big bear lake about 20 miles from where dorner's burning truck was found last week. let's go live to los angeles police headquarters. reporter jim spelman joins us with details of the final hours of the manhunt that had gone on for days. jim. reporter: good morning. all the way from big bear here in downtown los angeles a huge sense of relief that this manhunt appears to be over. reporter: a charred body was found inside the debris of a big bear, california cabin late tuesday. authorities will have to wait to positively confirm the remains are that of christopher dorner the former los angeles police officer turned alleged murderer. >> it's difficult to identify the remains of someone in a building and that could take days or possibly even weeks to do a dna analysis or a forensic dental analysis depending on the condition of the body. >> reporter: a man matching dorner's description was spotted driving in the area. >> the warden who was in front realized a -- noticed a white
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truck driving erratically at a high rate of speed. because he was drawn to this erratic behavior, he took a close look at the driver and recognized him as the suspect. >> reporter: the warden says dorner fired on them before he abandoned his car, carjacking another, then taking off into the woods and retreating to a cabin. as first responders moved in two sheriff's deputies were shot. one later died. >> all law enforcement agencies are a brotherhood so this is a very difficult day again for law enforcement. >> reporter: a s.w.a.t. team later stormed the cabin and smoke devices were detonated. tuesday marked a firey finale to a violent killing spree that began more than a week ago. investigators say dorner was out to avenge his firing from the los angeles police force by targeting officers and their families. on february 3, he allegedly gunned down the daughter of an officer, involved in his termination hearing, along with the woman's fiance. last week the fugitive fired on four police officers in two different encounters killing one. >> reporter: police here say they will leave no stone
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unturned trying to find anyone who may have assisted dorner while he was on the run from police. frank and michelle, back to you. >> can you tell us, jim, the mood of not only up there near big bear but down there in l.a. and the police department? are they breathing a sigh of relief despite the fact they haven't identified this guy yet? >> reporter: a lot of relief. the police officers we spoke with this morning said they feel great knowing that this guy won't hurt anybody else, that he is off the streets. but far from a sense of elation. remember, two police officers were killed and the daughter of a former police officer and her fiance killed, huge toll here from this manhunt but they are definitely glad that it appears that it's over. >> back to you. i imagine it's somber mood with law enforcement. jim spellman live in los angeles, thank you. cbs reporter carter evans was right next to police when the final shootout began. [ sound of gunfire ]
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>> i hear some screaming. [ gunfire ] >> authorities have told us we need to stay low for our safety. moments ago we were caught in the middle of this gun between christopher dorner and authorities. we are told that two deputies have been hit by that gunfire. their condition unknown right now. but take a look on the other side of this fence. you can see police and the s.w.a.t. team just a little down the road. they have dorner cornered in a cabin. [ gunfire ] >> police confirm yesterday one of the officers shot during the gunfire was killed. and, of course, you can find the latest updates on this breaking story at one officer is injured after a chase and shooting in the east bay. police say the suspect had several outstanding warrants. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is in pittsburg this morning with the officer's condition. >> reporter: the officer is
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going to be okay treated and released. streets are still blocked off around maple and 12th streets. they are trying to find out how many shots were fired and they are interviewing witnesses. it started around 11:30 p.m. two officers tried to talk to a man standing by a car. he took off on foot, they chased him. officers say the man turned around and started shooting at the officers. that is when one of them was hit. the officers fired back at hilt and him hit. that suspect is now in the hospital. he is in stable condition and expected to survive. he is also under arrest. they have several warrants for weapons violations. >> our officers did an outstanding job today. they come to work every day knowing they can face a situation like this. they acted upon the threat and did what they're trained to do. >> reporter: police took several other people in for questioning. people were around the area when this started.
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people are not charged yet just questioned. and this investigation is also going on in conjunction with the contra costa county district attorney's office. they are trying to find out more about the scene of the crime here at first light this morning. live from the scene in pittsburg, anne makovec, kpix 5 >> thank you. some more developing news in the south bay. a bomb squad is heading back out to a santa clara neighborhood later this morning. officers blew up some sort of device in a home's front yard last night. chp officers are still surrounding the home at this hour. and we are waiting for more information from a public information officer who is headed to the scene. san jose man accused of trying to blow up an oakland bank makes his first court appearance later today. officers arresting matthew leones sa friday. according to police they thought he was buying explosive parts from the italian. it was an undercover fbi operation. civil rights are questioning the tactics used against the man, who has a history of
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mental illness. former giants slugger barry bonds is due in court today. bonds' lawyers are appealing his obstruction of judge equipment after evasive testimony before a grand jury investigating a performance- enhancing drugs case way back in 2003. the ninth circuit court of appeal is expected to take bonds' case and rule at a later date. 5:37. why don't we get a check on the weather? >> we should because it is sunny and bright and wonderful. >> looking good. can you believe we're still talking about barry bonds? >> i know. after so many years. >> i can't believe it. i still can't believe i remember all those home runs he hit, either. that was amazing. around the bay area, lots of sunshine coming our way today. a little cool in spots to begin with again. and we do have some patchy fog out there. 34 degrees and thick fog down to half mile visibility in santa rosa. 36 this livermore and 39 in san jose. but high pressure taking care of it today. lots of sunshine as we head in toward the afternoon. so yeah, looks like that ridge will strengthen over the next few days. more of an offshore wind coming
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our way so the temperatures going to be heating up above the average, mid-60s in much of the south bay today. if you plan to head to the east bay lots of sunshine by the afternoon as high as 66 in pleasanton and 64 in antioch. as you slide inside the bay you will see temperatures in the 50s and 60s. more on your weather coming up. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> we are watching two major traffic alerts this morning already around the bay area. our biggest backups right now are because of this accident southbound 680 approaching calaveras road. the latest update from chp is three left lanes are blocked. traffic is only getting by in one far right lane. so it's very slow going out of pleasanton heading into the sunol area and a tow truck is now stuck in the backup. so it's going to take a while for that one to clear. another hotspot this morning is traffic alert coming out of san francisco. southbound 101 approaching cesar chavez. only one lane is blocked. they have a lot of flares set up in the road. there is some slowing more right there approaching the
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scene. but 280 is a better option. back to you. on the road again today for president obama heading to north carolina to promote plans he laid out last night in his state of the union address. >> let's agree right here right now to keep the people's government open and pay our bills on time and always uphold the full faith and credit of the united states of america. >> the president's speech focused mainly on domestic and economic issues calling on congress to set aside its partisan behavior and start compromising. he also urged congress to pass gun control measures. many invited guests were affected by gun violence. >> they deserve a vote. gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. >> the president drew strong applause when he announced 34,000 u.s. servicemembers will return from afghanistan within the next year. florida senator marco rubio provided the official
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republican response. >> mr. president, i don't oppose your plans because i want to protec the rich. i oppose your plans because i want to protect my neighbors. >> rubio also delivered his response in spanish an effort by the republican party to improve its image among latino voters. pope benedict xvi makes his first public appearance since his announcement that he is stepping down. we'll tell you what he had to say to parishioners on his last ash wednesday. >> a strange discovery on the peninsula. how it all started with a man walking around with a skull.
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at the end of this month... the first pope to do so, in about today is the final ash wednesday for pope benedict. he resigns at the end of the month. the first pope to do so in six centuries. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is at st. mary's cathedral in san francisco with more. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. the first ash webs mass at st. mary's cathedral is at 6:45, where parishioners are looking to leaders for answers as earlier today pope benedict made his first public appearance since his announcement he is stepping down.
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>> today ash wednesday we read our yearly lengthen journey of conversion in preparation for easter. the 40 days of length jesus is drawn do the desert and the temptations of jesus at the beginning of his public ministry. >> reporter: benedict was met with a huge crowd and a minute long-standing ovation. the catholic faithful were gathered in the vatican city audience hall for his regular weekly appearance. the pope thanked the group in several languages and says he is resigning for the good of the church. benedict originally made this announcement on monday. he says he is not strong enough to continue his role as pope. now the vatican is tasked with the job of finding a new successor and leaders have made it clear that benedict will have no role in choosing his replacement. but we want to make note this is uncharted territory for cardinals. again, pope benedict is the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years so at this point no one knows what they will call him or what he will wear after his last and final appearance.
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reporting live in san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. lawrence would call it boring, i say fabulous! >> bring on the sunshine. >> you like it? >> yeah. >> i love it. >> all right. then we have the day for you. we a few days for you. we are going to see a lot of sunshine around the bay area starting out though with a couple of patches of fog early on and then thick toward the north bay valleys visibilities down to half my in santa rosa. watch out for that. chilly too, 30s and 40s to begin with today but by the afternoon, frank and michelle will love this, lots of sunshine and temperatures above average 50s at the coast with hazy, and only going up from here over the next couple of days. this ridge will strengthen and that will bring with it lots of sunshine and a weak offshore wind but just strong enough to crank these temperatures well above the average. so warmer days ahead. some of these numbers may be moving into the low 70s. all right. flying out of sfo not a big problem today no delays expected but just a couple of clouds early on today and then across the country 61 degrees
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partly cloudy in houston, 52 denver, 43 chicago, some rain this morning into new york. probably some snow showers later on tonight. headed around the bay today, we are going to see nothing but sunshine this afternoon. plan on about 64 degrees in san jose. 62 in san mateo. about 59 degrees in half moon bay. east bay temperatures running up in the mid-60s in many spots. plenty of sunshine there. and looking good in the north bay. 65 degrees in santa rosa. and 62 in alameda. 61 in san francisco. next couple of days, well, for valentine's day, got a sweet one for you. lots of sunshine coming our way, temperatures near 70 degrees in some of the warmest spots. may hit that as we get into friday. and looking good into the weekend too but just to make me happy, elizabeth, i put some rain in the forecast next tuesday. >> a little bit of something for everybody. >> that's right. >> all right. thanks, lawrence. we are following two major traffic alerts this morning already. so we are waking up to a rough morning commute. here's a live look at our sensors. you can see a good sized backup if you are heading out of
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pleasanton into sunol southbound 680 approaching calaveras road. three lanes are blocked. traffic is only able to get by in one lane. and again, the poor tow crew that's working to clear the accident is stuck in the backups. so that's why it's taking so long to reopen more lanes. anyway, 19 miles per hour approaching calaveras. our other problem spot is out of san francisco. southbound 101 approaching cesar chavez. the slowing is more minor here. it sounds like it's pretty much approaching the accident scene but it is growing because one lane has been blocked now for at least half hour. traffic alert in effect, possible injuries there, as well. consider using 280 in the meantime. we're not seeing backups as far back as the bay bridge upper deck. this is a live look near that first exit, that fremont street exit. so again it's farther down on 101 where we're starting to see more minor delays. westbound 580 slow through the altamont pass. we are just getting word of what sounds like a two-car crash approaching airway
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boulevard in livermore and that's in the center divide. so i wouldn't be shocked if we start to see some backups now heading westbound through the livermore area. also, this is another problem spot we have been watching an earlier police chase. this is on city streets in san jose. right there approaching 33rd and east saint james street. it was a police chase ending in a crash where a car slammed into a power pole. fortunately there are no major outages in the area. live look at the san mateo bridge. so far everything is moving at the limit this morning heading out of hayward towards the high- rise eastbound 92. 14 minutes between foster city and the bay. back to you. trading begins in about 45 minutes on today's session on wall street. futures are slightly higher after the blue chips hit their highest level for years. erica ferrari joins us from >> reporter: on wall street the dow had its highest close of the year two big consumer
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brands avon and michael coors drove the stock market up, dow over 14,000 now within the 146 points of the all-time high set in october of 2007. the nasdaq fell 5. japan's market stumbled as the yen strengthened against the dollar. tokyo's nikkei fell 1%. hong kong's hang seng is closed for the lunar new year holiday. it will cost you more for a fillup. aaa says the cost for a gallon of gas nationwide is now $3.60. that's up 7 cents in one week and 30 cents in the last month. and the pain at the pump could get worse. the government says in may, gas prices should peak at an average of $3.73 a gallon. let's send it back to you. >> i guess it's going to cost more to drive around but you have some good news for travelers, i understand, too. >> reporter: according to a new government report, airlines lost fewer bags last year.
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the nation's airlines lost or damaged about 3 bags for every 1,000 passengers. that's an 8% drop from 2011 but some think that the decline has something to do with the fact that passengers are using more carry-on luggage but airlines also seem to be doing a better job of getting planes to the gate on time. last year more than 80% of flights arrived within 15 minutes of their scheduled times. but there is room for improvement. according to the department of transportation's bureau of statistics, about one out of every six flights is late. >> oh, boy. we know how that is at sfo. all right. erica ferrari of, thank you. time now is 5:51. a man walks into a bay area coffee shop. how he led police to a disturbing discovery as he walk in with a skull. >> a discovery of something that costs more than people make in an entire year. that and more coming up. ed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive.
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investigation on the peninsula. officers found a woman's remains on a hillside in brisbane last month. now a man walking around with a human skull parked an investigation in the peninsula. a woman's remains were found in brisbane last month and now there's an investigation to figure out who she is and cause of death. it all started with a 911 call about a man showing off a skull inside a coffeehouse. workers say joseph carabino refused to give up the remains when he was confronted by police. according to police he hurt two officers as they tried to as are him. after he was released from jail, he showed investigators the vacant property where he found the skull and the rest of her remains were found. hundreds of fish died after broken pipes sent chlorinated water into the san mateo creek.
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it was discovered this weekend near crystal springs reservoir. it took eight hours to slow the flow because if crews did it too fast the pressure could have broken other parts of the pipeline. the pipe is still leaking. officials think 75 to 100 gallons per minute. it may be a political odd couple in the making. new jersey governor chris christie will attend a campaign fundraiser this evening at the palo alto home of facebook founder mark zuckerberg. christie is running for re- election in the garden state this year and he is considered a potential republican candidate for president in 2016. abortion rights activists plan to protest outside this evening's event. the cost of attending stanford university will be even higher in the next school year. fees for undergrads will go up 3.5% above 56,000 bucks including tuition and room and board. the university does point out its aid program will still provide free undergraduate tuition to families making less than $100,000 a year. how much would you pay for
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald a hail of gunfire and a cabin in flames why police think an ex-cop's reign of terror may finally be over. >> plus an officer injured in pittsburg, the chase that ended with shots fired. >> cool temperatures, some patchy fog outside, but some much warmer days to come. we'll talk about that coming up. and we are starting to see some improvement on at least one of our major early-morning hot spots. southbound 680 all lanes are back open in sunol. we'll have more details on this coming up. good morning, everyone. it is wednesday, february 13. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. we start with breaking news. the sweeping manhunt for the fugitive observations cop wanted in a deadly rampage -- ex-cop wanted in a deadly rampage is over. he appears to have died after a shootout with officers. forensic testing will determine if remains found out in a burned-out cabin are those of dorner. the cabin caught fire after it was surrounded by officers. >> the manhunt came to an end
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in the angeles oaks area in san bernardino county. that's just a little south of big bear lake about 20 miles from where dorner's burning truck was found just last week. and we are going to go live to the scene in san bernardino county. cbs reporter edward lawrence has been out there all morning long and he joins us with details of the end of the manhunt that went on for days. a relief for people in the area and also for law enforcement. edward. >> reporter: i have seen investigators come and go from the crime scene. you can see that the road is still blocked. investigators are just now getting through and into the house the burned-out cabin. they confirmed they found a body in the burned-out cabin. reporter: sources tell cbs news that christopher dorner's body is inside this burned-out cabin near big bear, california. police cannot identify the body yet but they believe he was inside when it caught fire.
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